The seductive-destructive siren-song of famethe seductive-destructive siren-song of fame
“I will not be “famous,” “great.” I will go on adventuring, changing, opening my mind and my eyes, refusing to be stamped and stereotyped. The thing is to free one’s self: to let it find its dimensions, not be impeded.”
― Virginia Woolf, A Writer’s Diary
Inspiration: Study for a figure of Fame, from the Hémicycle des Beaux: Arts, Ècole des Beaux: Arts (1837-1841) by Paul Delaroche.